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mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time is 6:00. east coast residents still recovering from hurricane sandy were hit again overnight. a nor'easter pounded the area with snow, rain and winds gusting up to 60 miles per hour. the storm is creating a deadly situation for those without power after sandy. it's put recovery efforts on hold. right now cbs 5 is manning with the red cross to partnering with other groups to help out. roberta gonzales is in our help center. >> reporter: i'm proud to be part of cbs 5's hurricane relief fund telethon. i'm going to be here from now until 7 p.m. each and every minute trying to raise a dollar from each and every one of you out there. so we're not leaving here until we have your support to help our friends across the country. in fact, we would like to give you a recap on what's happened over the past 7 days. it's been the american red cross, they have been there for the entire country in this will the battle for hurricane sandy. the red cross has served more than a million meals and snacks providing more than 17,000 health services and the emotional support
of hurricane sandy. >>> a positive jobs report is out this morning, with just four days to go until the election. >>> john dickerson will take us through the road map to victory for each candidate. >>> we begin with a look at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> red cross should have been here. there should be -- i have a knife on my stoop, waiting for someo someone. >> millions of americans spend another night in the dark. >> we're going to die. we're going to freeze. >> frustration is being felt by hundreds of communities in new york and new jersey. >> no supplies. our kids are homeless, they're cold. >> millions still have no power. long lines for just the little gas that's still left. >> it's a dog fight i hear. >> this is like preapocalyptic scenario. >> would you like to see inside? >> what does it look like in there? >> pretty awful. >>> if you vote for me, we'll win this election, we'll keep moving forward. >> the signs out front forward, i think forewarned is a better word. >> don't you want this election over with already? >> the important october jobs report,
this morning." the aftermath of sandy remains overwhelming. the death toll soars and 5 million people remain without power. >> massive gas shortages are causing anger and panic. but subways and planes begin to move slowly. >>> presidential campaign gets busy again. we'll check with the newest polls with just five days to go. >>> we begin with a lock at today's eye opener, your world in 90 seconds. >> we are here for you. we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >>> the northeast begins its long road to recovery. >> death toll from sandy is now up to at least 74. >> 5 million customers are still waiting for the power to come back on. >> debris from this massive storm is stacked on streets and new jersey neighborhoods. >> when i left, everything was intact. >>> there are long lines for hard hit areas. >> i've got no gas. >> bus service is limited. subway service will begin this morning. >> as much as the water has gone down, we're at two levels, we're at the the level before you get to the tracks? >> absolutely. >>> both cand
and a new storm mean new worries for millions of superstorm sandy victims. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> i'll win this election. i'll finish what we started. >> i want you to walk with me. let's walk together. we're taking back america. >> president obama and mitt romney blitz the swing states in a race still too close to call. >> only one full day of campaigning left. >> all of this comes down to turnout. because frankly there's very few if any undecided voters left. >> the campaign we built was one to win a close race. we think the president is in a good position to win. >> i believe mitt romney's going to win ohio there are likely to be our next president. >> i don't think it's too close to call. i just think it's impossible to call. >>> it's a week now since sandy hit. but the people who lost everything and are suffering now in the bitter cold, it feels like an eternity. >> we're sitting here bundled up. it's really terrible. >> as many as 40,000 new yorkers may need temporary housing. >> we never get this. >> forecaster
england this morning. the winter storm moved ashore in the same location where superstorm sandy hit last week. there are new power outages in the region and up to 8" of snow in some of the places just what they didn't need. and it's interrupting recovery efforts, as well. teresa garcia has more from rockaway beach, new york. talk about piling on, right? >> reporter: yes, and frank, a good cold morning to you. just when people here thought they would be getting a break after superstorm sandy, in came the first nor'easter. people were along the shoreline communities pretty concerned that this was going to cause more flooding because we already have the ground so saturated. but indeed it turned into a snow or wind-driven snowstorm more so and actually caused some record snowfalls there. in central park in new york city, four inches. in new jersey, connecticut, up to a foot. here in rockaway beach they had at least 4." and all this snow is causing the clean-up efforts to be that much more difficult. >> high winds and heavy snow whipped the boardwalk in rockaway beach in queens, new york. tha
macdonald. >>> cries for help. communities still in the dark with the growing death toll from sandy. how pleas for relief are quickly turning to anger. >> plus an agent attacked a bike toting passenger assaults a muni worker. how the victim is recovering and the search for the suspect. >> we are live at the tech museum of innovation at san jose. this is staff only but i don't see any staff around so i'm going to play with this today! and we'll talk weather, coming up. >> here's a live look at 280 traffic heading into san francisco. no problems but we're watching a couple of issues in the east bay. more coming up. >> it's friday, november 2. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:01. >>> the death toll keeps getting higher in the ten states devastated by sandy. >> at least 92 people have been killed by the storm that struck on sunday. the number of deaths blamed on superstorm sandy is up to at least 92. the bodies of two young children were found who were swept from their mother's arms. long gas lines are frustrating drives in new york where one man was ar
. >> the smell of fear following sandy's sea of destruction. a new threat of fire an explosions. >> hi-def doppler picking up the rainfall showing up around th bay area. more coming up. >> and here's all the slick surfaces out the door had morning. it's wet across the golden gate. we'll have much more "timesaver traffic" coming up. >>> good morning, everyone. it's thursday, november 1. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:00 on the nose right now. >>> of course, we're keeping an eye on the storm this morning as liz mentioned, it's wet out there. the rain playing lots of tricks on halloween following in some areas and holding off just long enough in some other neighborhoods. you're looking at video from millbrae from last night. >> lawrence, you were in millbrae last night. >> i was. we go over there every year. usually the streets are just packed all the kids having a great time. last night, very few kids and ponchos. probably the most common costumes you could find out there. the rain continuing to fall this morning around the bay area but it's shifted a bit f
. >> parts of new york rationing gas in the wake of superstorm sandy. >> extreme weather, i believe, is here to stay. climate change is a reality. >>> judge sentenced jared lee loughner to life in prison in the massacre that injured gabby giffords. >> gabby said afterwards for her the biggest emotion was just sadness. >> seven navy s.e.a.l.s have been punished for disclosing classified information to the maker of a video game. >> deer crashed through a plate glass window. >> what did you do to make the deer angry? >> maybe our hours weren't suitable. >> all that -- >> touchdown. jacksonville 16 losing streak. >> here comes the headset. o you see anything in porn that tracks you at all? >> no pat. >> speaking to his campaign staffers and got really emotional. >> "cbs this morning." >> changes are expected in the obama administration. secretary of stit hillary clinton is likely to step down. when he heard about it bill clinton said that's great. just give me a heads up when she's on her way home. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning."
recovering from super storm sandy. this morning, some subways are rolling. all three major airports are open. power problems still kills. the number of deaths blamed on sandy has now passed 70. ines ferre with more on the storm from lower manhattan. >> reporter: i'm standing on fdr drive. it's still flooded. this is just one of the areas that was flooded by the storm but down on the jersey shore, the devastation is even worse. >>> reporter: president obama visited new jersey to see firsthand the damage from super storm sandy. >> good job. >> reporter: the president and governor chris christie flew in marine one to see the devastation from above. what they saw were homes destroyed and streets still under water. president obama promised the government will do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: not far away, the search for trapped or missing people on staten island continues. nypd rescued six people from rooftops on wednesday. there are signs that life is returning to normal in new york
until tomorrow. >> susan, how about the aftermath of hurricane sandy? will it affect people just getting to the polls? do you think it will have an effect on who they vote for? >> we think a lot of people won't make it to the polls because of sandy people really in the devastated areas. what we don't think it will have an impact on is the outcome of the election is there's really no way to tell whether the people affected are in red areas, blue areas, so they don't think it's really going to push the outcome but certainly it will affect turnout. >> we'll find out tomorrow. okay, susan mcginnis live for us in washington, d.c., thanks. >>> and now let's go live to sanford, florida, outside orlando where mitt romney is holding a victory rally at a avian jet center. stay with us for all your election coverage including live up-to-the-minute election night results from around -- across the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area. >>> it is 6:05. it's been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. new york has made progress in getting subways running, good news fo
, and they are going to be working big time today. any indication the aftermath of sandy will have an effect on people just voting period and on the election itself? >> yeah. it will have an effect on voter turnout. as far as the campaigning, it really gave an advantage to the president because it sort of stopped all the campaigning in its tracks and put the president on the national stage where he was able to be very presidential and show bipartisanship, you saw him there with chris christie. then while fewer people might get to the polls there's no discernible trace of which way those votes might lead so there's not -- there is not expected to be a big outcome impact. >> we'll find out tomorrow and results oners with. thank you, susan mcginnis live in d.c. be sure and stay with cbs 5 and cbssf.com for all your election coverage including live up-to-the-minute election night results from around the nation right here in california of course, the bay area, as well. >>> one week after superstorm sandy slammed the east coast, new york is getting many subways running again. that's good news for commuters
. the winter storm moved ashore in the same location where superstorm sandy hit. there are new power outages in the region and up to 8" of snow in some places. teresa garcia has the story from rockaway beach, new york. >> reporter: high winds and heavy snow whipped the boardwalk in rockaway beach in queens, new york. that's where tom ford lives. he was told to evacuate his sandy-damaged home before the winter storm hit, but he is not budging. >> i got too much invested here. >> reporter: he says he will weather this storm like he did the last one with a little help. >> share some food, neighbors come back and get some heat, some fire. >> reporter: towns up and down the coast are scrambling to redirect resources from cleaning up to shoring up. belimar, new jersey, is rebuilding sand dunes on the beach and the pump clearing out floodwaters will keep running around the clock. >> we want to be aggressive about protecting our community. >> reporter: meteorologists say this snow is both a blessing and a curse. the snow is less likely to contribute to flooding. but it's more likely to take down tre
they turned around. that's nice. >>> the east coast is slowly recovering from super storm sandy. this morning, some new york city subways believe it or not are rolling once again. also today, laguardia airport has reopened. but power problems persist with more than 5 million still without electricity. the number of deaths blamed on sandy has now passed 70. ines ferre with more on the storm from lower manhattan. >>> reporter: president obama visited new jersey to see firsthand the damage from super storm sandy. >> good job. >> reporter: the president and governor chris christie flew in marine one to see the devastation from above. what they saw were homes destroyed and streets still under water. president obama promised the government will do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: not far away, the search for trapped or missing people on staten island continues. nypd rescued six people from rooftops on wednesday. there are signs that life is returning to normal in new york city. all three
. >>> grim news from the east coast this morning. the number of deaths blamed on superstorm sandy is up to at least 92. two of the victims were young children found on staten island three days after being swept from their mother's arms. long gas lines frustrating drivers in new york where one man was arrested for pulling a gun to cut in line. cbs reporter randall pinkston reports that gas is also hard to find on the jersey shore. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of the tunnels and subway lines are clear of water. and the pumps are operating 24 hours a day to speed up the process. but one look at this tunnel connecting manhattan and brooklyn shows just how much work is still left to be done. the nights are especially hard for people without electricity. >> we've been cold some nights. >> dark and cold. >> reporter: con ed says it will have power back on tomorrow for hundreds of thousands o
. >>> more subways are running in new york city this morning a week after superstorm sandy slammed the city. that's good news for commuters who are still having trouble finding gas for their cars and generators. power is slowly being restored with about 1.4 million outages still reported. over the weekend, many people got their first look at their devastated neighborhoods. >> the only thing we had was the clothes on our backs and just grabbed our animals and ran, not expecting to come back to nothing. [ crying ] >> part of our house is across the street, our couch two streets down. [ crying ] >> more than 50,000 people in new jersey have applied for fema assistance and fema has already approved more than $30 million in payments. >>> bay area red cross volunteers are sending emergency response staff and vehicles to help victims. they will be making the three- day drive to new york and take supplies and food to some of the 2 million people still without power. more than 100 volunteers from the bay area have been deployed to the east coast since sandy hit a week ago. >>> our parent company, cb
devastated by superstorm sandy. at least 92 people have been killed by the storm that struck sunday. on new york's staten island, searchers found the bodies of two young children who were swept from their mother's arms. also, in new york, a man was arrested for pulling a gun when he tried to cut into a gas line. cbs reporter randall pinkston joins us from the jersey shore with the problems people there are facing. >> reporter: that gun pulling stunt puts you on edge em if you are in a gas line like many of us are. you know, every day the public officials hold news conferences to talk about what's being accomplished. a lot is being accomplished. for example, we have utility workers from around the country helping to restore power. but when you have people who have no heat, no power, people standing in gas lines, it's understandable that tempers are fraying. >>> reporter: you didn't have to look hard to find frustrated people. there were long lines to get gas and long lines to get into new york city, as police enforced a three-person per vehicle rule. traffic will only get better when all of
another storm. how this will impact the recovery efforts of superstorm sandy. >> plus, coming clean. what the muni vandals caught here on camera is saying about the incident. >> and it is proof that everybody vote counts. coming up, how astronauts are making their voices heard even from outer space. maddy, come on. we got a new book! yay! come get into bed. this is a story about jingle the husky pup. and jingle was a good dog. ruff! ruff! jingle loved to bark hello. ruff! ruff! ruff! ruff! jingle even loved to sing. ruff! ruff! ruff! ruff! ruff! jingle! let's read the book to him. jingle, stay. and jingle did. ruff! ruff! [ female announcer ] hallmark interactive story buddies. counts- including absentee ballots from out of space. mission control in houston emailed a digital version oe p to astronauts >>> with the election too close to call every vote counts including absentee ballots from outer space. mission control in houston emailed a digital version of the ballot to astronauts in the international space station. when complete it comes back down to earth on the same path. the system w
go over the fiscal cliff there is no stopping the damage. >>> superstorm sandy is still having an impact. this time on thanksgiving travelers. >>> we begin with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >> seeing the rockets back and forth as this conflict has been escalating. this is a new level of violence. >> in tel aviv a bomb rips through a city bus. >> comes after a week of attacks between the israeli defense forces and palestinians in gaza. >> efforts to end the fighting between israel and hamas so far have come up short. >> the rocket attacks on israeli towns must end. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton met with palestinian leaders this morning as talks continue to end the blood shed. >> at this stage nobody really knows. >>> millions of americans head out to their thanksgiving destinations. >> it is game on for more than 43 million americans hitting the roads. >> more than 3 million of us are expected to fly to our destinations this holiday. >> it's going to be so jammed up, listen to this, tsa agents say passengers are be
don't sandy don't need, another big store. but a nor'easter is expected to hit new york and new jersey tomorrow. there could be heavy rain and 60-mile-an-hour winds. and that would be a problem for crews trying to restore to a miami homes and businesses. -- to a million homes and businesses. more flooding may happen on the coast. >>> new york and new jersey are trying to make sure victims of sandy are able to vote. people in both states are being allowed to cast ballots at any polling place. ballots are being distributed to some emergency shelters and shuttle buses are taking people to polling places. >>> $30 for a gallon of gas? that's what's turning up on craigslist in new york and new jersey. but price gouging is illegal in both states. individuals selling gas can also get in trouble for failing to pay sales tax. lines are still long at many gas stations in areas hit hard by sandy. >>> can't catch a break. >> getting cold there and they have a nor'easter working its way up. we have great weather for election day. >> we have great weather here. i wanted to add i was looking at some o
seats for families hit hard by superstorm sandy just three weeks ago. we'll have more than 50 balloons, 2800 floats, 1600 cheerleaders and 11 marching bands and, of course, you can watch the parade here on cbs 5 starting at 1:00 this afternoon. who is that? hello kitty? >> that's hello kitty looks like in a little plane. i love this parade. >>> well, time now is 4:41. more than half a million californians are on the verge of a huge spike in their health insurance premiums. >> and that's not all. why that's just the beginning of the pain for anthem blue cross customers. we'll have the latest. >> he was the person i needed when i felt like my whole world had disappeared. [ crying ] >> he helped her in her hour of need and then he vanished. one woman's quest to thank her highway hero. ,, ,,,,,,,,,, why is it that the most impressive technology often comes with a set of equally impressive instructions ? shouldn't something that's truly advanced, not need much explanation at all ? with the nokia lumia 822 on verizon, there's not much to learn because it's powered by windows... to let you d
that had a crane collapse in new york during hurricane sandy. >>> more violent protests today in egypt aimed at president mohamed morsi. his opponents demand he drop at a decree that he had put out last week that suspends any legal decisions he makes until a new constitution is written. police are fire tear gas at protestors. >>> susan rice will hold meetings with key lawmakers. some republicans have criticized theambassador to the u.n. for comments she made about the attack on benghazi. she said the attack stemmed from a protest against a video. >> i will be glad to meet with her and listen to the to her positions and justification for her comments. but i'm unhappy with her performance. >> rice is a potential nominee to replace outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. >>> more republicans say the looming "fiscal cliff" is forcing them to reconsider their no tax increase pledges. several members of congress now say they are open to raising revenue by limiting deductions for the wealthy. but not by raising their taxes. >> without compromising our principals, we recognize that none o
are taking steps to make sure everyone can vote despite some challenges created by that storm sandy. both states are allowing people to cast ballots at any polling place. there are shuttling to get people to the polls. and ballots have been sent to emergency shelters. >> the weather is about to turn bad again in areas hit by sandy last week. a nor'easter is expected to hit new york and new jersey tomorrow. there could be heavy rain and winds gusting to 60 miles an hour. and that within a problem for crews trying to restore power to a million homes and businesses. and more flooding is likely along the coast. it's so heartbreaking to hear that because these guys need a break. >> lawrence has a little measure of good news because it looks like it might stay offshore a little bit? >> the core of the low may stay a little further off the coastline so hopefully they won't get hit with the brunt of the winds. but cold air will bring snow. so tough going on the eastern seaboard. out west, high pressure dominating our weather. mostly clear start although we are seeing some patchy fog in the north
. this year, there are some special seats for some of the families hit hard by superstorm sandy. so that's nice. you can watch the entire parade right here on cbs 5. it of course is tape delayed. it starts right after the football game against the lions and the texans and after that around 1:00 this afternoon you will be able to watch the parade which looks like it's doing very well. >> we saw hello kitty earlier and spider-man is out there. but that's pretty cool. but lawrence karnow is doing something cool too. >> he has been in two mercedes, a smart car, in a nascar, he has had a little mini cooper. and what have you got now, big guy? >> reporter: we have an electric race car. how about that? top speed 140 miles per hour. electric vehicles becoming more and more common. and they are going to be part of the show if you want to come down here to the auto show here at the moscow center. you're taking a look at all the technology that's changed over the years and now electric cars are become a big part of that. now part of the show. >> reporter: yeah. i mean, for more electric vehicles a
the damage from superstorm sandy. >> i promise we are going to be here until the rebuilding is complete. and i meant it. >> hostess brands is liquidating. the twinkie maker will lay off most of its 18,000-person workforce. >> touchdown, 79 yards. >> buffalo wins to go to 4-6. >> all that -- >> i just want to say thank you. >> you're very welcome. your very welcome. >> you're very handsome. >> and so that's -- >> that's how i roll, too. >> that's how you roll. >> and all that matters. >> president obama and four top congressional leaders will meet for talks about the looming fiscal cliff. >> nobody likes it. >> nobody likes it. there's so much news now we don't have much time to talk about it. >> yeah. this sex scandal is all anyone i wonder why the country is in i wonder why the country is in financial ruin. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." i'm charlie rose in new york. norah o'donnell is in washington. so is former cia director david petraeus, meeting with members of congress this morning. >> he has agreed to answer questions about the attacks that killed the
morning." one month ago today superstorm sandy slammed into the east coast, it killed at least 125 americans. the storm caused at least $62 billion in damage. sandy destroyed 100 miles of shore line. >> fixing those beaches will require a lot of sandwich is become harder to find. as ben tracey reports some of california's most famous beach towns are now fighting over it. >> the ocean is going to come back and claim its territory no matter what you do. >> reporter: jefferson wagner has surfed the waters off of malibu since the 1960s. >> there's no beach left here when the tide comes in. >> that's correct. >> reporter: he took to us malibu beach. it once looked like this. now low tide is the only time you can find a sliver of sand to sit on. >> as of five, six years ago the sand was right now would be over our heads, five or six years ago. >> we would be underneath the sand. >> we would be under the sand right now today. >> reporter: this public beach is being battered by strong storms and rising sea levels. threatening multimillion dollar homes. those same homes are blocking the na
:39 now. summer storm sandy drove the number of people seeking unemployment benefits up to 439,000 last week. that's the highest level in 18 months due to superstorm sandy. today president obama is going to new york city to see the devastation firsthand from the storm. the president will tour the city's hardest hit borough of staten island. the president toured new jersey shortly after sandy hit but the mayor, mayor bloomberg, asked the president to stay away from new york at the time. he said then that the president's visit would just take up too many resources. >>> well, a new crab season is open now here around the bay area. >> yes. diners may pay more for the catch. the fresh catch should hit markets this afternoon. the fishermen will get $3 a pound. you can expect to pay about twice. that bay area restaurants say it will be worth it. >> i think it's going to be very full. so when you crack the crab, the meat will be very plentiful inside. and the taste of course of local crab is excellent. >> word is the crabs are bigger this year but there are fewer of them. so that may be the rea
from superstorm sandy. the new plan for an iconic roller coaster. >> and a mass of mangled metal. what's behind a deadly pile-up in texas involving more than 100 cars. ,,,,,,,,,, okay, now here's our holiday gift list. aww, not the mall. well, i'll do the shopping... if you do the shipping. shipping's a hassle. i'll go to the mall. hey. hi. you know, holiday shipping's easy with priority mail flat rate boxes from the postal service. if it fits, it ships anywhere in the country for a low flat rate. yea, i know. oh, you're good. good luck! priority mail flat rate boxes. online pricing starts at $5.15. i know. apparently, they based an entire movie off of it. try the all-new hobbit inspired menu, only at denny's. and see "the hobbit: an unexpected journey." are higher this morning, 45 minutes ahead of the opening 's going to be >>> looks like it's going to be a week of gains on wall street. stock futures are higher this morning 45 minutes ahead of the opening bell. it's a short session today ending three hours earlier than usual. the day after thanksgiving often has the lightest trading o
:51. some new jobless claims are down as the impact of superstorm sandy fades away. here now to chat about that and more, jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. good morning. >> reporter: some decent news on the economy out there. the labor department reporting that first time weekly claims fell 23,000 to 393,000 and for the first time in several weeks, superstorm sandy not distorting figures. now the overall trend is still distorted. the four-week average rose to 450,000. and another look at the economy, come from the commerce department its second look at 3rd quarter gross domestic product overall economic growth revising it higher to 2.7% from an earlier estimate of 2% also compared to 1.3% in the 2nd quarter. now, the 4th quarter is likely to be impacted by sandy and also from "fiscal cliff" worries. as far as the "fiscal cliff" goes, politico is reporting this morning that there is a framework for a deal in place that would include $1.2 trillion in tax increases and $400 billion in entitlement cuts on medicare. wall street watching that closely. let's look at the numbers. the d
official with the new york utility is stepping down amid criticism in the wake. hurricane sandy. michael harvey is chief operating officer for the long island power authority. of all the utilities in the region hit by sands, lipa has taken the longest to restore power. 10,000 homes and businesses on long island still have no power. the utility hopes most will have power restored today. >>> the christmas tree for new york's rockefeller plaza is set to be put up today. the 80-foot tree was selected a month ago in new jersey. that was before superstorm sandy hit. the tree swayed during the storm but kept standing and now it's been cut down and put on a truck heading for new york. it's that time of the year already. >> we were just saying that. >> no kidding. >>> oakland police helped with a special delivery at a shell gas station. >> this is cool. three officers helped deliver a baby at a station in the nolan park neighborhood friday. they got a chance to meet the baby and his parents yesterday. >> i don't know -- if it -- [ indiscernible ] no matter what they was doing, you know, that was
. >> vice president joe biden got a firsthand look at the devastation from superstorm sandy. >> we're not going anywhere. and you've got a home boy. >> on th"cbs this morning." >> you have been wearing that fleece a lot. >> it's basically fused to my skin at this point. >> i have seen you wearing suits. >> i wear them over the fleece. suits. >> i wear them over the fleece. i'm going to die in this fleece. captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." as you're waking up on the west coast, there are reports of a possible cease-fire between israel and hamas. although there are no indications it has taken effect or even been agreed upon. >> there were new attacks overnight. throughout the evening we've been covering both sides of the border. allen pizzey in ashkelon in israel. >> reporter: the rocket that managed to evade the iron dome interception center came through this bit of cement. it penetrated and landed there. this is the entrance to a school. but no one was hurt because fortunately the kids weren't here. all children within a 25-mile radius of the gaza border h
everybody who donated during our hurricane sandy relief telethon. all day yesterday, thanks to your generosity, we raised almost $135,000 for the red cross. roberta gonzales doing yeoman's work all day. our parent company cbs matched almost $18,000 in employee donations. and you can still contribute if you would like. go to our website, cbssf.com. >> very generous people in the bay area. >> absolutely. >> so much money. so that's great. >>> time now 6:11. sudden snow catching drivers by surprise in the sierra. we'll have a live report. >> is it creepy or natural? the breast-feeding baby doll that has some parents a little upset. >> and be sure to check your chocolate milk. the powder recall over salmonella concerns. ,, [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through
in the numbers. still the effects of superstorm sandy. we have seen wild fluctuations of big increases, biggs declines and probably looking -- big declines and probably looking at another week of that because of sandy so not much to get from the numbers at this point. hewlett-packard slaughtered yesterday as revealing the big debacle of its purchase last year for autonomy which it overpaid because of fraudulent bookkeeping. market is off to a slight open. dow up by 34 points. nasdaq up 8. s&p up by 2. hewlett-packard sliding right now by a little better than yesterday. market closed for thanksgiving. >> you get a day off tomorrow. >> yes, deep fried turkey in my horizon. >> happy thanksgiving. jason brooks with kcbs and cbsmoneywatch.com. >>> americans are going to spend a ton of money in the next few weeks. >> they are. but how many people will for the carbon footprint you will leave behind driving to and from the stores? some environmentalists are even calling online shopping ungreen because of carbon footprint that is emitted transporting orders. so what's the best way to give this holiday
for those hit hard by superstorm sandy. you can watch the parade right here on cbs 5. that's all starting at 1:00 this afternoon. i love watching this parade. >> i do, too. it is fun. it starts later. being on the east coast all those years, you are used to getting up at 9:00 and boom there it is. you have to wait a little longer here. looks like a nice day. >> you can see the crowds are already lining up on the streets there. >>> black friday is starting a whole day earlier this year. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington live outside a kmart store in san mateo this morning. kmart opens in an hour. >> reporter: there is a line already wrapped around the building. some people got here at 10 p.m. last night. the kmart opens at 6 a.m. and is among a handful of stores opening on thursday for black friday sales. a lot of people are bundled up because it's chilly. you have your blanket. what are you out here for? >> for the door busters, the televisions that are $97 and 1.99. i think that's the majority of people out here for the tvs. >> reporter: what do you think about behalf hang on thanksgivin
sandy. it's had more impact on the economy. >> yeah. americans cut back on spending last month and their income stayed flat and with more on that let's join ashley morrison of cbsmoneywatch.com. she's in new york city. ashley, are you there? good morning. >> reporter: good morning, frank and michelle. yes. we're keeping our eye on the "fiscal cliff" this morning and the markets are changing as we speak. but earlier this morning asian markets rallied on gains by exporters and year end buying. tokyo's nikkei gained .5% to close out a 7 month high while hong kong's hang seng also rows .5%. >>> on wall street, stocks ended modestly higher on homes of a budget deal and on encouraging economic reports. dow was up 36 on thursday. the nasdaq finished 20 points higher. >>> and president obama presented his plan to avoid the "fiscal cliff" to members of congress. the $4trillion plan includes $1.6 trillion in new taxes on upper income americans. $400billion in cuts to medicare and other entitlement programs. $50billion in stimulus spending and the end of congressional control over the deb
government won't abandon them after the spotlight fades from hurricane sandy. biden toured the state's storm- ravaged coast yesterday including the boardwalk at seaside heights. he says rebuilding the area is a national responsibility. >>> the makers of twinkies and dingdongs will be in bankruptcy court today. texas-based hostess plans to begin the process of selling off its assets but some of its more popular products could make a comeback with $2.5 billion in revenue a year. analysts say there's a very good chance someone will buy at least a piece of the hostess company and carry on that brand. >>> burlingame-based virgin america is back off some of its expansion plans. the airline is reducing its order of airbus sas jets from 30 to 10. last month they announced they were reducing their flight schedule in the 1st quarter of next year. the company has also offered employees voluntary short-term leave. >>> portable sleep tents for infants and small children are being voluntarily recalled because of a safety hazard. kid coink's recall of 220,000 of items after a baby was found killed in a ten
to helping rebuild areas damaged by hurricane sandy. he toured the new jersey storm- ravaged coast yesterday including the boardwalk at seaside heights. the vice president says rebuilding the region is a national responsibility. >>> i know it's monday but we can already start talking the weekend because it starts thursday for some people. >> that's true. i forgot. thanksgiving. >> it is a holiday week but we'll be right here. it should be good. but between now and then we have a chance of showers. thank you very much for the coffee, frank. that is delicious. >> you're welcome. [ laughter ] >> it's fantastic! around the bay area, we have a lot of clouds moving through our skies early on. and well, hi-def doppler showing it is dry right now but that could change. there is a slight chance we could see a few showers north of the golden gate bridge. i think the rest of the bay area stays dry but still we'll keep our eyes on that for you. we have a lot of clouds dumping over the top of the ridge of high pressure and could see showers north of the golden gate bridge. tuesday we'll see the system sl
caused by superstorm sandy. it will remain in effect in new york city for the time being. lines at gas stations are beginning to shrink as well. >>> there's a marriage in arizona that could be headed for divorce court. the issue in this love story is the presidential election. holly sullivan is under arrest for what happened after she found out president obama won reelection and that her husband did not vote. here's part of the 911 call. >> she got out of the car and she was screaming at him. he started walking away and she started driving in circles around him and she wouldn't let him go. finally he took off to try to get away and she ran into him. >> she is facing assault with a deadly weapon charge and her husband is in the hospital with serious internal injuries. >> wow. >> yes. all i can say about that. >>> it's 5:20 right now. want to lose some weight, how about a refreshing pepsi, what's behind the bizarre new diet trend. >>> and pittsburgh's mike wallace, pulling that baby in. it's your play of the day and it's coming your way, next. >>> what's cool about your school, you can s
from the rebuilding out east of hurricane sandy. market hitting lower at the open, let's look at the numbers. dow dropping 5 points, nasdaq down by 12. s&p down by # points and -- # points. >>> and jason brooks, thank you. >>> it used to be all about the ipad and now we're seeing explosion of new tablet technology. frank cooley is here to show us the tablets for the holiday. >> we used tobies about the ipad, $500 and up and a lot of folks didn't buy one because they were large and expensive. here are three new trends, this is a window's surface tablet, this is new on the market. it has an easel built in like so and also notice that the cover down here,. >> you have the key bad. >> is a keyboard and this folds up into a flat tablet but with easel and keyboard built in. it can run microsoft office which is a computer productivity suite. >> is that brand new. >> this is brand new. it's only been on the market a week. this guy is about 600 bucks for 32 gigabytes with this key abort cover -- keyboard cover. it's between a full computer and a tablet. >> you have smaller toys. you ju
. the decline comes as impact of superstorm sandy eases a bit. this morning, stock futures are moving higher on encouraging news from washington on the "fiscal cliff" issue. ashley morrison of cbsmoneywatch.com joins us. good morning, ashley. >> reporter: good morning, to you, frank and michelle. asian markets got a lift this morning on growing optimism from debt talks in washington. tokyo's nikkei rose 1% while hong kong's hang seng also gained about 1%. the improvingometer mitchell on the "fiscal cliff" gave wall street a boost, as well. the dow added 106 points after being down triple digits earlier in the day. while the nasdaq was up 23. >> could the dollar bill be going out of style? a congressional panel is once again calling for the u.s. to stop printing singles and switch entire to dollar coins. the nonpartisan panel believes the switch could save taxpayers money. it is more expensive to produce the coins but they last about 6 types longer than the paper bills. i don't know. it's going to make my bag heavier for sure. >> that's what i was thinking. my purse is already heavy. >> got f
donated to our sandy relief telethon. mayor lee, jean quan helped us out on the phones. a number of people did. other bay area personalities answered the calls from the raiderettes and the celebrity chefs. our own roberta gonzales is the marathon woman who worked 13 hours and did a terrific job. thanks to your generosity we raised nearly $135,000. it's all going to the red cross for the folks on the east coast. our parent company cbs matched almost $18,000 in employee donations. and you can still contribute if you would like to. just go to cbssf.com. >>> in just a few hours, president obama is set to deliver a speech about preventing the u.s. from falling off the "fiscal cliff." if congressional democrats and republicans don't reach a budget deal by year's end, bush- era tax cuts will expire and deep across-the-board cuts will kick in. well, for now, vice president joe biden and many others in washington are expressing confidence that can be avoided. >> we're not going over the cliff. we're determined not to go over the cliff. i think better heads will prevail. >> the non-partisan congress
cameras are giving us a new look at flooding from hurricane sandy. this video shows water literally pouring into the path commuter rail station in hoboken, new jersey. >> yes, indeed. cameras captured the water flow on october 29th from several angles including the upper and lower elevators. look at that. just a mess. as well as the station platform and track areas. it's going to take weeks if not months to get that all figured out, i would imagine. >> it is. >>> stock futures indicate this could be a fourth straight day of losses on wall street. and here to chat about that ashley morrison of cbsmoneywatch.com joins us on a friday. we love friday. >> reporter: yes, we certainly do. good morning, frank and michelle and happy friday to everyone. continued concerns about the "fiscal cliff" in the u.s. slowed down stocks in asia this morning. hong kong's hang seng was up a fraction while tokyo's nikkei bucks the trend with a rally adding more than 2%. wall street a third consecutive decline with weak forecasts and higher unemployment claims. on thursday dow down 28, nasdaq down 9. >>> p
in from washington. jobless claims fell dramatically last week although superstorm sandy was still a big factor. >> futures trading suggests wall street will move lower when trading starts in just about 45 minutes. ashley morrison of cbsmoneywatch.com joins us now with more. good morning, ashley. >> reporter: good morning. on wall street falling oil prices and an announcement that hewlett-packard is taking a nearly $9 billion write-down weighed on energy and tech stocks. dow down 7 yesterday, nasdaq mostly unchange. >> more uncertainty over the unstable greek economy this morning. european union officials failed to reach a deal on giving greece more aid. financial leaders had differences over how long greece should be given to reduce its debt. they need to agree before greece can receive its next bailout loan. >>> it looks like hostess' twinkie is cooked. the snack maker failed to reach an agreement with the bakers union in a private mediation session yesterday. on monday a bankruptcy judge asked the two sides to meet before hostess continued its liquidation process. it was a last-ditch
's beginning to look like christmas at rockefeller center. the tree survived superstorm sandy and it comes from a new jersey home that lost power during the storm. tony bennett, rod stewart and others will perform at tonight's lighting ceremony. >> three people on your ipod, right? >>> tickets are selling fast at 42 states powerball fever has caught everybody. yeah. is not one of the states. too bad. this morning the jackpot is only $500 million. that's a half billion dollars. one-time payout worth $300 million. good luck if you have friends in oregon. >> call them! >> thank you for watching. be careful on the roads. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com
going. then came hurricane sandy that took the focus off romney in the final week of the campaign. romney had expected to win. earlier in the day, he told reporters he had written only one speech, a victory speech. >> it's about 1,118 words, and i'm sure it will change before i'm finished because i haven't passed it around to my family and friends and advisers to get their reactions. >> reporter: but in the end, he delivered a concession speech lasting just five minutes. >> i so wish that i had been able to fulfill your hopes to lead the country in a different direction, but the nation chose another leader. and so, ann and i join with you to earnestly pray for him and for this great nation. thank you and god bless america! >> reporter: now, you could really see the sadness on romney as he gave that speech last night. it was a hard-fought campaign, and as he said, he didn't leave anything on the table, but there's also something more. not only was this the end of the campaign for romney, but it's really the end of his political life. his wife, ann, said last night that he will not
storm sandy. a man gave $100 bills to people who suffered damage from the storm. he plans to give away $100,000 during the holidays. he says it's not about the money. he simply wants to set an example. >> a good story. >>> this video is sure to make almost anyone happy. >>> a plan t >>> a plan to outlaw the belly putter has some golfers crying foul instead of four. we'll ask david feherty what it means to the professionals and all the other players out there. you're watching "cbs this morning." "this morning." >> this portion of cbs "this morning" is sponsored by aarp. >> announcer: this portion of cbs "this morning" sponsored by aarp. they look like, they look like flippers. [ aunts laughing ] [ male announcer ] find some peace this holiday. get an 8 piece meal now with a dozen delicious cookies baked in-store. the kfc festive feast. all for just $19.99. yes you did, yes you did. no i didn't, no i didn't. yes you did, yes you did. no i didn't, no i didn't. yes you did. did not. [ male announcer ] today tastes so good. is efficiently absorbed in small continuous amounts. citra
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